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Category: Background Information

The digestive system

By CX Research Inc., Sat, 03/08/2008 - 13:11

Digestive system consists of several organs responsible for the break down and elimination of chemical components of foods: Stomach, Pancreas, Liver, Gallbladder, Small Intestine, and Large Intestine. Digestion begins in the mouth, where saliva, a watery mixture of mucus, and...

Chronic Constipation

By CX Research Inc., Tue, 01/20/2009 - 10:30

Activity of the gastrointestinal tracts can vary widely. Established criteria identify chronic constipation when infrequent bowel movements are three times or fewer per week. However, people who eliminate stool no more than 3 times a week - suffer from chronic constipation...

Abdominal Pain

By CX Research Inc., Tue, 01/20/2009 - 13:11

The precise location of pain is one of the main reasons for proper diagnosis of patient’s conditions. The abdominal cavity has several organs; one on top the other in the lower abdomen, on the right or left side, so knowing their location can help to pre-determine what hurts...

Abdominal Bloating

By CX Research Inc., Tue, 01/20/2009 - 08:28

Many people are familiar with a feeling of fullness and harsh bursting of the abdominal cavity (clothes too tight - flatulent belly). Flatulence and abdominal pain are the most frequent complaints from the abdominal cavity. Often abdominal bloating is accompanied by additional...

FDA warns

By CX Research Inc., Wed, 02/08/2012 - 19:12

Stomach acid drugs increase risk of bacterial infections, FDA warns. The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers today that certain stomach acid drugs may increase the risk of a serious intestinal bacteria infection. The drugs, including Nexium, Prilosec and others...